The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 15 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing 3G 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.26% 1.48% 4.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 6.90% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£310 £258 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -9.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.60% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £36.25 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 19.86% 21.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 24
Average daily rate £275 £258 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -31.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 48 (90.57%) 2G
2 46 (86.79%) Telecoms
3 45 (84.91%) 4G
4 23 (43.40%) GSM
5 15 (28.30%) LTE
6 13 (24.53%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (20.75%) Network Planning
8 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (16.98%) Actix
9 9 (16.98%) RNC
9 9 (16.98%) SIGTRAN
9 9 (16.98%) SS7
9 9 (16.98%) SLA
10 8 (15.09%) HP
10 8 (15.09%) UMTS
10 8 (15.09%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (13.21%) Wireshark
11 7 (13.21%) ATM
11 7 (13.21%) GPRS
11 7 (13.21%) Ericsson
12 6 (11.32%) Cramer
12 6 (11.32%) Wireless
12 6 (11.32%) Network Design
13 5 (9.43%) Billing
13 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (9.43%) Diameter Protocol
13 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
14 4 (7.55%) SDH
14 4 (7.55%) CRM

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 48 (90.57%) 2G
2 45 (84.91%) 4G
3 23 (43.40%) GSM
4 15 (28.30%) LTE
5 13 (24.53%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (16.98%) RNC
6 9 (16.98%) SIGTRAN
6 9 (16.98%) SS7
7 8 (15.09%) UMTS
8 7 (13.21%) ATM
8 7 (13.21%) GPRS
8 7 (13.21%) Wireshark
9 6 (11.32%) Wireless
10 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.43%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (7.55%) MVNO
11 4 (7.55%) SDH
12 3 (5.66%) CDMA2000
12 3 (5.66%) MPLS
12 3 (5.66%) DSL
General
1 46 (86.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Billing
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Tester
3 8 (15.09%) Radio Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Design Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Field Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Microwave Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) OSS Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Build Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Solaris
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Network Planning
2 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (11.32%) Network Design
4 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) CRM
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Validation
6 3 (5.66%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Test Management
7 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.89%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.89%) Project Management
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.89%) Logistics
8 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) Perl
1 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) HNC
2 1 (1.89%) HND
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (15.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Actix
2 8 (15.09%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) Ericsson
4 6 (11.32%) Cramer
5 4 (7.55%) Huawei
6 3 (5.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.89%) Nokia
7 1 (1.89%) Siemens
7 1 (1.89%) SGI